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Monday May 17, 2010 10:53 pm

Box Office Breakdown: Iron Man Fights Off Robin Hood

Robin Hood

‘s excellent aim couldn’t keep Robert Downey Jr. off target.

Despite increased competition in its second week of release, remained firm at the box office. Paramount’s sequel generated another $52 million between Friday-Sunday and vaulted over the $200 million mark domestically.

Meanwhile, ‘s arrow was sharp enough for a $36 million bounty, but a bit too dull for a first place finish. The film did, though, earn approximately $74 million in foreign dollars. That topped the $43.1 million overseas debut for 2000’s Gladiator - another Crowe/Ridley Scott production.

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  1. Iron Man 2, Paramount, $52,041,005 (avg. $11,854)
  2. Robin Hood, Universal, $36,063,385 (avg. $10,295)
  3. Letters to Juliet, Summit Entertainment, $13,540,486 (avg. $4562)
  4. Just Wright, Fox Searchlight, $8,284,989 (avg. $4525)
  5. How to Train Your Dragon, Dreamworks, $5,003,536 (avg. $1910)
  6. Nightmare on Elm Street, Warner Bros., $4,657,190 (avg. $1515)
  7. Date Night, 20th Century Fox, $3,823,515 (avg. $1541)
  8. The Back-Up Plan, CBS Films, $2,387,480 (avg. $956)
  9. Furry Vengeance, Summit Entertainment, $2,242,106 (avg. $832)
  10. Clash of the Titans, Warner Bros., $1,231,396 (avg. $947)

(You can review last week’s numbers here.)



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